Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has filed submissions in the land’s highest court opposing a court challenge to his victory by main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, one of his lawyers said on Wednesday.
First came the war, which developed into a brutal, bloody tussle between militias who abused civilians or killed them.
Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake, detained after the president's convoy was stoned, has been "brutalised" by security personnel, an opposition figure said on Wednesday as images of the bruised lawmaker emerged on social media.
The United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) called for restraint in Mali on Tuesday after the opposition candidate said he would reject the results of a presidential run-off.
Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has filed court papers at the country's Constitutional Court to oppose the MDC-Alliance's challenge to the recent election results.
Tensions that have been simmering in Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane's All Basotho Convention have come to a head.
Tunisian authorities on Tuesday denied accusations by Italy that migrants it arrested as they tried to cross the Mediterranean for Italian shores were "terrorists".
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has won re-election "comfortably" based on his campaign's vote count, his spokesman said on Tuesday, dismissing claims from the opposition that they won.
Nigeria's state oil company could allow private investors to install two refineries on two of its sites, it said on Tuesday.
Ugandan police arrested three opposition lawmakers and scores of others after stones were thrown at the convoy of President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country since 1986.
Zimbabwe will on Tuesday commemorate Defence Force's Day.
Global rights groups have slammed Egyptian authorities for failing to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead.
Malian opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse said on Monday he would reject the results of a presidential runoff marred by accusations of fraud, violence and low turnout, calling on the population "to rise up."
The United Nations Security Council has welcomed steps taken recently in the electoral process in the Democratic Republic of Congo, particularly President Joseph Kabila's decision not to seek an additional term in office.
Mozambique's security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that has killed over 100 people in the north, and called on local people to help capture them, news agency Lusa reported on Monday.
Tunisia’s president on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting to any challenge to Islamic law.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday said Zimbabweans should now unite to rebuild the economy and put behind them the election period that saw six people being killed after the army stepped in to quell post-election protests this month.
Threats by jihadist militants forced hundreds of polling stations in Mali to stay closed during Sunday's presidential run-off, the government said on Monday.
Egypt is yet to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead, Human Rights Watch said Monday, urging "justice" for the killings.
Thousands of Zimbabweans are expected to gather at the country's national shrine the Heroes Acre in Harare as they celebrate men and women who fought for the liberation of Zimbabwe.
Vote counting was under way across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential runoff in which a poll worker was killed and 100 polling stations were forced to close due to the security threat from Islamist militants.
Zanu-PF is expected to file opposing papers in Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court on Monday against the MDC alliance's application to have the July 30 poll results nullified.
On Monday, Zimbabwe commemorates Heroes Day.
The head of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and other leaders of the banned group were sentenced to life in prison on Sunday, judicial sources said, on charges of incitement to murder and violence during protests five years ago.
"Hotspot ahead!" The curt message comes over the radio, warning troops aboard the eight-vehicle UN peacekeeping convoy to check their weapons one more time and go on maximum alert.
Zimbabweans are dealing with the inevitable; the presidential inauguration will not go ahead as planned on Sunday, pending the determination of the Constitutional Court.
Moroccan authorities have forcefully relocated hundreds of migrants in recent days from camps and homes in the kingdom's north, a local official and a rights group said Saturday.
ZANU PF Chief Organiser Engelbert Rugeje says the court challenge will not stop the celebrations for 'Heroes Day' and 'Defence Forces Day' which fall on Monday and Tuesday.
Kenyan authorities have arrested the head of the agency that manages public land and the boss of the state railway on suspicion of corruption over land allocation for the new $3-billion flagship Nairobi-Mombasa railway.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all those involved in the developments happening in Zimbabwe following the general elections last month to wait for due processes to take place.